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Pune: New govt should be committed towards promoting scientific temperament, says scientific community

VK Saraswat, former chief of Defence and Research Organisation (DRDO) and a member at NITI Ayog, said that Indian scientists have for long adopted the “additive and repetitive” approach while undertaking researches, which are mostly restricted to the basic sciences.

EC code of conduct: Advises Yogi to be careful in future references to armed forces, frowns on NITI

The UP CM, in his reply submitted to the Commission Friday, had defended his remark made at a rally in Ghaziabad on March 31 saying that by “Modiji ki Sena” he meant the country’s army.


Maharashtra govt seeks Centre’s aid for horticulture sector

The state government has urged the Centre to evolve a comprehensive policy to protect the interests of horticulturists facing tough competition from imported fruits and vegetables.

Tripura’s BJP-IPFT govt charts ‘roadmap’ for development with Niti Ayog

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb talked about Tripura’s necessities and its potential of connectivity, rural development, development of the private sector and other issues.

Cisco to step up investments in India; to focus on 5G, entrepreneurship

Cisco had committed an investment of USD 100 million in the first phase of CDA, where it has completed about 50 projects, including setting up of 10 innovation labs, three smart city showcases and a cyber-range

India needs to adopt a model of capitalism that is compassionate: Rajiv Kumar

"To go forward, first and foremost we have to get rid of cronyism, a termite," Kumar said.


NITI Aayog to set up sub-group to study treatment pricing under Ayushman Bharat

In order to resolve the impasse between the government and IMA, Niti Aayog has decided to set up a sub-group of experts to go into the pricing of treatment under the Ayushman Bharat.

Economic growth likely to hit 7.5% in FY19: Niti VC Rajiv Kumar

The government should now concentrate on consolidating the reform initiatives undertaken in the last 47 months, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman added.

When Manmohan Singh brought reforms in 1991, GDP was reduced to 1.1%, says NITI Aayog VC

"When Manmohan Singh brought some reforms in 1991-92, our GDP was reduced to 1.8. In comparison to that, it's an achievement that even after huge reforms like GST and demonetisation, our GDP didn't face that reduction," Rajiv Kumar said.

Govt readies institutional framework to push electric mobility

With an aim to promote the eco-friendly vehicles, the government had launched the FAME India scheme in 2015 offering incentives on electric and hybrid vehicles of up to Rs 29,000 for bikes and Rs 1.38 lakh for cars. The scheme is currently running in pilot mode.